We collect 18-20 water samples from the distribution system each month, in order to insure that our water is high quality and bacteria free. With three different routes, alternated on a monthly basis that covers the entire distribution system. Quality Control is completed two times per year.
Every hour the water is tested for chlorine residual and turbidity. Each shift tests are run on fluoride, alkalinity, pH, temperature and turbidity on raw, settled, processed, and finished water. Quality Control is completed for fluoride on a monthly basis.
Iron, manganese and hardness tests are run daily.
Monthly tests include aluminum, and suspended solids.
We collect samples for the state to test total organic carbon monthly and collect quarterly for nitrates and nitrate, TTHM, and HAA5.
Each year we collect samples for the state to test for organic, inorganic and unregulated contaminants.
Lead and copper samples are collected every three
Water Treatment Plant
Janice Galloway, Superintendent
1082 Filter Plant Road
Summerville, GA 30747